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Season 1  "Pilot"  1x1

Aired 5 years ago - Jun 21, 2015

In the premiere of this black comedy about a military coup in Pakistan, an unlikely trio try to prevent World War III: the U.S. secretary of state in Washington, D.C.; a low-level diplomat in Islamabad; and a stressed-out Navy fighter pilot on an aircraft carrier in the Red Sea.

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Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 1
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I found him. Yeah, we'll be there in seven...
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
Oh, yeah. I think I might have left them on the bar at Bobby Van's.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
Now, tell me everything I need to know about Pakistan
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
Not for a while. We're underway.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
Sir! Shit just got real.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
Fuck me.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
(chattering) ♪ ♪
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
Pleasure doing business with you.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
Look, I spend all day organizing clean water projects,
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
- Whoa, whoa. - Why are you stopping?
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
- (gunfire) - Go! Go!
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
We're going to have to find a place to lay low for a while.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
Internet's down, too, which means there's no Twitter feed
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
- into motion immediately. - Contingency plan?
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
We're still checking on that, Mr. President.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
I should've asked for Secretary of Interior.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
Isn't it a little soon to meet your parents?
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 19
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
No, I'm thinking of taking my FAA exam.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
Rafiq: Mm-hmm. And the last time he was here, I hooked him up with girls.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
- for your boss? - You know what?
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
Come on. Once they're hit, it'll be too late.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
You're being singled out for something special.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
the one that I was telling you all about.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
- May I ask what you do? - I'm a writer.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
He's a renowned psychologist, teaches at the university.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
you and your fellow countrymen are not so famous for.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
ran in the last election, lost, contested the results.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
He's just playing to the cheap seats, Mr. President.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
There's going to be rioting.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
Whoa! Hey, my friend,
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
"We will respond by using our long-range power
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 37
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 38
- What the hell was that? - A Xanax.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
We're in the process of finding out exactly what he meant.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
of tracking down moderate elements in the Pakistani government.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
(stairs creak)
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
(scribbling)
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
- Alex: Damn it! - I'm sorry. What the fuck is going on?
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
Well, he's working for you now.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
The man is psychotic and he's got his finger on the button.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
I'm gonna reconfirm. Flight Op!
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
Also, soup or egg roll? It comes with.
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
Carrier Strike Group 16.

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Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
I found him. Yeah, we'll be there in seven...
#2
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
Oh, yeah. I think I might have left them on the bar at Bobby Van's.
#3
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
Now, tell me everything I need to know about Pakistan
#4
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
Not for a while. We're underway.
#5
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
Sir! Shit just got real.
#6
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
Fuck me.
#7
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
(chattering) ♪ ♪
#8
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
Pleasure doing business with you.
#9
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
Look, I spend all day organizing clean water projects,
#10
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
- Whoa, whoa. - Why are you stopping?
#11
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
- (gunfire) - Go! Go!
#12
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
We're going to have to find a place to lay low for a while.
#13
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
Internet's down, too, which means there's no Twitter feed
#14
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
- into motion immediately. - Contingency plan?
#15
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
We're still checking on that, Mr. President.
#16
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
I should've asked for Secretary of Interior.
#17
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
Isn't it a little soon to meet your parents?
#18
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No, I'm thinking of taking my FAA exam.
#20
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Rafiq: Mm-hmm. And the last time he was here, I hooked him up with girls.
#21
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
- for your boss? - You know what?
#22
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
Come on. Once they're hit, it'll be too late.
#23
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24 #24 Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
You're being singled out for something special.
#25
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
the one that I was telling you all about.
#26
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
- May I ask what you do? - I'm a writer.
#27
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
He's a renowned psychologist, teaches at the university.
#28
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29 #29 Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
you and your fellow countrymen are not so famous for.
#30
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
ran in the last election, lost, contested the results.
#31
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
He's just playing to the cheap seats, Mr. President.
#32
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There's going to be rioting.
#34
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
Whoa! Hey, my friend,
#35
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
"We will respond by using our long-range power
#36
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 37 #37 Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 38
- What the hell was that? - A Xanax.
#38
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
We're in the process of finding out exactly what he meant.
#39
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
of tracking down moderate elements in the Pakistani government.
#40
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41 #41 Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
(stairs creak)
#42
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
(scribbling)
#43
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
- Alex: Damn it! - I'm sorry. What the fuck is going on?
#44
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
Well, he's working for you now.
#45
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
The man is psychotic and he's got his finger on the button.
#46
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47 #47 Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
I'm gonna reconfirm. Flight Op!
#48
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
Also, soup or egg roll? It comes with.
#49
Recap of The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
Carrier Strike Group 16.
#50